This recipe for Depression Cake, by Bonnie Hilliard, is from The Hobbs Family Cookbook,
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1 c. brown sugar 1 c. white sugar 2 c. water (hot) 2 tsp. salt 4 Tbsp. shortening 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. cloves 1/2 to 3/4 c. of raisins Boil the above ingredients 5 minutes and cool. Add: 2 tsp. soda (in 1 tbsp warm water) 3 c. flour
Bake in 9x13 pan at 350 degrees. for 1 1/2 hours. Top with whipped cream or cool whip.
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